In addition, data held by the police can only provide a partial picture of the level of sexual offences experienced by children because of a high level of under-reporting to the police. There were of these offences recorded in the year ending September Figure 7 shows how the demographic profile of the population compares with that of sexual abuse victims.
We are also aware of differences in the coverage of the NSPCC figure and the figure we have provided above.
When police stopped the bus he was aboard that evening, he committed suicide by shooting himself in the head. Also, definitions of what a particular offence covers can be found in the Home Office Counting Rules:. Release date: 3 April Because his car had broken down during the drive, he borrowed his father's truck, and took a.
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Primary designated offences are the most serious of these offences. Is there anything wrong with this page?
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask. Here is a link to the relevant tables from our most recent release: Appendix Tables, Year Ending September Appendix Table A4 contains the number of crimes recorded by the police for the following offences that relate specifically to the sexual abuse of children: Offence code Offence description 19D Rape of a female child under 16 19G Rape of a male child under 16 17B Sexual assault on a male child under 13 20B Sexual assault on a female child under 13 21 Unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 13 21 Sexual activity involving a child under 13 22 Unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 16 22B Sexual activity involving a child under 16 71 Abuse of children through sexual exploitation 73 Abuse of position of trust of a sexual nature 74 Gross indecency with a child 88A Sexual grooming In the year ending September there were 46, of these offences recorded by the police.
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